Anheuser-Busch Frames Hope for Local Veteran Families

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Anheuser-Busch helped frame the Hernandez family’s home on Saturday Sept. 9 in Habitat for Humanity San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valley’s 12-home Habitat Enriched Neighborhood™ for veterans in Sylmar, CA. This will be the very first home for the Hernandez family. Efrain and Valerie, both Army Reserve veterans, and their three daughters are currently living in cramped quarters and are looking forward to having a place of their own with reasonable mortgage payments they can afford and a safe community for their children to play. As ¼ home American Dream team sponsors of the Sylmar Habitat for Heroes neighborhood, Anheuser- Busch will come out four times this year to help build the four bedroom/three bath homes in this community. Alongside the Hernandez … Read More

The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation Helps Enrich the Lives of Low-Income Veterans

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The Ralph M. Parsons Foundation has provided a grant to help Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV provide housing and enrichment services to our nation’s veterans.   This funding will help Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV in their mission to build low-income housing for local veteran families and provide self-sufficiency and life-skills training to them in order for them to move up into the middle class.   The Habitat Enriched Neighborhood™ model is unique to the San Fernando/Santa Clarita Valley affiliate; it offers no-cost social and educational services to the neighborhoods Habitat SF/SCV builds by connecting the families with other local agencies that bring services right into the neighborhoods.   These services include financial education, health information, dental hygiene, teen empowerment and children’s … Read More

Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV Featured in KCAL 9 Newscast

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Habitat for Humanity SF/SCV was featured on the 9 and 10 pm newscasts for KCAL 9 on August 21, 2013. Check out the story here. Link: http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2013/08/21/local-habitat-for-humanity-calvet-team-up-to-build-affordable-homes-for-working-vets/  

Farmers Business Insurance Frames Homes for Our Veterans

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Farmers Business Insurance came out Saturday, August 17, 2013 to frame houses at the 12-home Sylmar Habitat for Heroes site. Farmers Business Insurance believes strongly in supporting our veterans and the local community. On Saturday, they showed their support by framing two homes for deserving low-income veterans in Sylmar. One of the future homeowners is Jose Castillo. Castillo has been in the United States Marine Corps since 2006. He served two deployments including one in Operation Iraqi Freedom in 2009. Growing up, he lived with his mother, grandmother and older sister. He never experienced having a bedroom to all to himself. “I always wondered what it would be like to live in a house instead of an apartment,” said Castillo. … Read More